Loan Scam – firstname.lastname@example.org
The below loan scam email was sent to an email address that exists only to catch scam emails. It has never been used to register on any site, only to communicate with scammers.
Reply-To: <email@example.com> From: Janet Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re, Affordable Loan with Flexible Repayment
LOAN WITH AFFORDABLE AND FLEXIBLE REPAYMENTS*
Bill Robinson’s Banking & Financial Services attorneys represent local, international, regional, national banks and credit unions. We assist individuals and businesses actualize their business/ project goals with customized loan, that has an annual percentage rate (APR) as low as 3.50%, and a flexible repayment plan that fit your budget.
Take the next big step to actualize your desired business/ project goals with this offer for a bank loan of up to Ј30M!It is quick and easy with no impact on your credit score**
*PLEASE PROVIDE YOUR RESERVATION NUMBER: AH43MMVDR.
Do let us know how we can assist/ collaborate.
New Customer Service Manager.
Merrill Lynch Financial Centre,
2 King Edward Street, London,
Greater London, EC1A 1HQ
Why is this a loan scam?
- It was sent from a totally different email address to the one that you are asked to reply to.
- The email address used is a free Gmail address.
- The email was mass-mailed to many recipients using BCC.
- The ridiculous upper amount of loan being offered.